Our most recommended things to do in Taganga

Santa Marta: Sunset tour

Santa Marta: Sunset tour

We will meet at Charter dock in Marina Internacional de Santa marta 5:00pm. Ask for boat Sonata at marina and one of our colleagues will greet you and show you to the waiting area, Cant wait past 5:20 for passenger as other boats use same dock. We will sail wind permitting into the sunset Santa Marta is famous for. Then we will head towards Taganga Bay where will anchor and enjoy some stunning night views from the boat. Back by 8pm. Marina entry is included and 2 beverages. Meet other travelers and enjoy being on board this classic sailboat.

Old Town and Quinta Pedro Alejandrino Santa Marta City Tour

Old Town and Quinta Pedro Alejandrino Santa Marta City Tour

Do you know why people believe Santa Marta’s Old city is magical? Come with us and find out! Santa Marta was once called The Pearl of America by the Spaniards. Nowadays, it deserves its name for being a natural and historical treasure for Colombia. So, if you want to learn why, join us in this private full-day tour around its most emblematic places. Then, continue to the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, death place of Simón Bolivar. Santa Marta was founded in 1525. It is the oldest city of Colombia, and the second oldest in Latin America. Its colonial houses, streets, natural parks, and bays hold the country and city’s history of indigenous roots and Spanish conquest. In the present time is a sign of the Caribbean joyful traditions. Come with us. Start this full-day tour by meeting the expert local guide who will pick you up from your hotel. Firstly, you will visit the old city’s most emblematic places. Parque de Los Novios, Simón Bolívar Park, and the monument of Santa Marta’s founder Rodrigo Bastidas, among others. Then, you will go to the old city’s main Cathedral where they have the tomb of Bastidas. Afterward, jump to La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, a 17th-century hacienda, which is nowadays one of the most recognized and touristic spots in Santa Marta for being home and death place to Simon Bolivar, the “father of South American independence”. Learn about his life and enjoy its enormous gardens and patios covered by the trees’ shade before going to a whole different place. In the end, the guide will take you back to the hotel.

Tour en Velero a Bahía Concha Parque Tayrona

Tour en Velero a Bahía Concha Parque Tayrona

•Our meeting time is 9:30 am in the Marina De Santa Marta, once we are all on board, we will make a 1 hour and 30 minute journey on our sailboat to our destination. • Along the way, you will enjoy the coastal landscape bathed by the Caribbean Sea, appreciating emblematic beaches and islands, including Taganga and La Aguja Island, the latter that limits the city of Sta Mta with Tayrona Park. •Once we enter Bahía Concha we will anchor as close to the shore, then you will have 4 to 5 hours of free time to relax on the beach, swim, tan under the sun, paddle board, snorkel and contemplate the seabed • Bahía Concha is part of the great landscape treasures that Santa Marta has. This peculiar beach is known for its grainy white sand that plays artistically with the color of the sea. •Being noon, we will have lunch of grilled fish with salad, rice and fried potatoes. After lunch, enjoy free time until our return time of 3:30pm. •We will end the tour by returning to the Santa Marta Marina between 4:30 and 5:00pm.

Santa Marta: Tour múltiple por Minca, Taganga y Playa Grande

Santa Marta: Tour múltiple por Minca, Taganga y Playa Grande

Tras pasar a recogeros por vuestro hotel de Santa Marta a la hora indicada, nos dirigiremos en minibús hasta Minca. ¿Sabíais que es conocida como la capital ecológica de Colombia? Atravesaremos el pueblo de Minca, emplazado en las faldas de la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, para explorar la naturaleza que lo rodea. Llegaremos así al Pozo Azul, una hermosa cascada que os conquistará desde el primer instante. Os dejaremos media hora libre para que podáis hacer fotos y os deis un refrescante chapuzón en estas aguas. Nos acercaremos seguidamente al pueblo de Taganga para conocer esta pequeña aldea de pescadores y la bahía en la que se encuentra. A continuación, subiremos a una lancha rápida que nos llevará de travesía hasta Playa Grande, donde tendréis el resto de la tarde libre. ¡Bienvenidos a un paraíso de sol, arena y mar! Además, en Playa Grande tenéis el almuerzo incluido. El menú está compuesto por un principal con guarnición y una bebida. ¡Buen provecho! Después de ocho horas de excursión, os dejaremos nuevamente en vuestro hotel.

Palomino / Santa Marta Transfer

Palomino / Santa Marta Transfer

We provide transportation to Palomino Village and Santa Marta with a door to door service. The trip is around two hours long depending on the traffic and the season. Our drivers are professionals and our service is guaranteed, a modern car fleet with A/C that provides a safe and comfortable environment for your travels between cities. We do pick ups and drop offs directly where you are as long as you are within the city limits (Taganga is not included for Santa Marta). Our prices are final and has no hidden fees.

TOUR EN LANCHA RAPIDA AL TAYRONA PLAYA CRISTAL

TOUR EN LANCHA RAPIDA AL TAYRONA PLAYA CRISTAL

Pasaremos a recoger en su hotel a eso de las 9 a.m. y vamos al punto de inscripción y embarque, para zarpar a eso de las 9:30 a.m. Hacemos travesía marítima y panorámica aproximada de 40 minutos, pasando por las bahías de Santa Marta, Taganga, playa grande, granate, bahía concha, Neguanje y llegaremos a Playa Cristal, considerada una de las playas más cristalinas y tranquilas que tiene el Parque Tayrona, con una inmensa zona coralina, hogar de múltiples especies marinas para apreciar haciendo Snorkelling; este es un tour de Relax total para disfrutar a plenitud de lo bello que nos brinda la naturaleza. A la hora del almuerzo, brindaremos un delicioso almuerzo típico de playa con opciones de Pescado, Pollo o Cerdo, con su acompañamiento y sopa de pescado, para seguir disfrutando de esta hermosa playa. A eso de las 4 p.m. haremos el retorno hasta el punto de embarque y de ahí a su hotel. Lleve ropa y calzado cómodo, vestido o pantaloneta de baño, gorra, gafas y bloqueador de sol si es de su preferencia, la cámara y la mejor actitud para disfrutar de algunos paisajes y playas más bellos del caribe Colombiano.

Tayrona / Santa Marta Transfer

Tayrona / Santa Marta Transfer

We provide transportation to Palomino Village and Santa Marta with a door to door service. The trip is around two hours long depending on the traffic and the season. Our drivers are professionals and our service is guaranteed, a modern car fleet with A/C that provides a safe and comfortable environment for your travels between cities. We do pick ups and drop offs directly where you are as long as you are within the city limits (Taganga is not included for Santa Marta). Our prices are final and has no hidden fees.

Santa Marta: Walking Tour

Santa Marta: Walking Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through time as you meander along the enchanting streets of Santa Marta's Historic Center. Begin your adventure at Parque de Los Novios, an idyllic square steeped in history, surrounded by colonial-era architecture. From this charming starting point, delve into the bustling streets, each corner revealing another chapter in Santa Marta's captivating narrative. Be spellbound by the architectural grandeur of Santa Marta's colonial past as you pass by elegant residences, intricate churches, and quaint plazas. Step into Santa Marta's Cathedral, a testament to South America's early religious heritage, and marvel at its timeless beauty and historical significance. Continue your exploration to the heart of the city, Simón Bolivar Park, a lively oasis where locals congregate amidst lush greenery. Wrap up your tour with a visit to El Camellón, a scenic promenade overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Admire a series of sculptures depicting the region's history and coastal life, while taking in panoramic views of the azure waters beyond. Let the sea breeze and warm sun wash over you as you reflect on the enduring allure of Santa Marta. As your walking tour comes to an end, cherish the memories and moments you've gathered along the way. Bid farewell to your guide and fellow adventurers, knowing that you've experienced the essence of Santa Marta's Historic Center. Whether it's the architectural wonders, the rich history, or the hospitable locals, Santa Marta's enchantments will linger in your heart long after your journey concludes.

Tour to Bahia Concha by sailboat

Tour to Bahia Concha by sailboat

The departure is from the Santa Marta International Marina. From here, a slow tour begins that will allow us to enjoy the view of different beaches in the city. Passing through Santa Marta Bay, we will be given the opportunity to have a panoramic view of the area with the greatest history. We will see up close the morro, an iconic islet for the Samarians, and sail towards Taganga passing through Punta Betín, where the port is located. In addition, we will enjoy a view of the rocky coast that borders several popular neighborhoods. We will then pass through Taganga, a fishing village, now also of great tourist importance. We will continue to see more beaches such as Playa Grande, a spa next to the town and continue towards the border of Tayrona Park. Upon entering this reserve area through the area of Granate and Isla Aguja, which attract divers and fishermen with their coral reefs. Once in Bahía Concha you can enjoy the sea, the beach, its beautiful surroundings and a delicious lunch. Keep in mind that lunch awaits you when you return to the boat. Around 3:40 pm all passengers should be on board again on the boat to begin our return to Santa Marta. Note: From February 1 to 15, from June 1 to 15 and from October 19 to November 3, the beaches of Tayrona Park close for oxygenation. We have other beaches where you can go during these days.

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What people are saying about Taganga

Overall rating

4.5
(2 reviews)

The meeting point was easy to locate, and the staff at the dock were very professional. The sailing crew was quick and efficient getting us out to sea and the views were stunning. The crew was also super friendly and really knew what they were doing. They taught me a lot about the area when we were docked near Taganga; which was super helpful. The only negative I could really think of was that the area near the front of the ship smelled like a porta potty or a beach toilet. It may have just been that I was sitting downwind from a vent, but keep that in mind if you sit near the bow of the boat.

De los mejores tours que he tenido! Aprendí mucho sobre la ciudad. Mi guía fue Andrea y hace de la experiencia algo increíble! Si quieren aprender sobre historia de la ciudad y al mismo tiempo pasarla perfectamente, tienen que hacer este tour con ella!

so much history....really interesting and Rosa knew so much about so many other things too. I found it so interesting to talk with her about Santa Marta and Colombia...history and culture....amazing trip

Absolutely fantastic… our guide Jose had an advanced knowledge of the area and really was able to bring the history of Santa Marta to life for us!

Everything went very well, the boat staff was very friendly and attentive to the details.